HC directs Delhi Police to form SIT to find missing girl, parents suspect trafficking


NEW DELHI: The Delhi Excessive Courtroom has directed police to type a Particular Investigation Group with a view to hint and produce a 12-year-old woman who has been lacking for months and whose dad and mom suspect that she is both being held in unlawful custody or has been trafficked to somebody in India or abroad.

A division bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Mini Pushkarna was listening to a habeas corpus petition filed by the woman’s dad and mom, who used to stay in Nepal.

The dad and mom, of their plea, mentioned that they previously resided in Nepal in a lady’s residence the place her sister-in-law routinely got here on visits, and had agreed to ship their daughter to Delhi together with her to obtain good training and upbringing.

The courtroom mentioned that the kid ought to be produced rapidly earlier than the courtroom.

It additionally gave the Delhi Police’s Anti Human Trafficking Unit (Crime Department) management over the case’s investigation.

“We take into account it applicable to switch the investigation concerning the disappearance of the 12-year-old daughter of the petitioner, to the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (Crime Department), to be supervised by the DCP involved.

“The DCP concerned is directed to set up an SIT to locate, recover and produce the missing child before this court expeditiously,” the courtroom mentioned, itemizing the matter for the subsequent listening to on April 4.

The plea says that the woman went lacking from her caretaker’s residence in Shaheen Bagh right here final August.

It mentioned that the woman had been accused of theft in a grievance made to Delhi Police by the sister-in-law’s husband.

When her dad and mom tried to contact him, he mentioned that they’d have their daughter in 4 to 5 years.

“The petitioners reside below nice concern of the lifetime of their daughter who’s lacking. The petitioners are below the idea that their daughter has been trafficked to somebody in India or overseas by respondent 2 and three (sister-in-law and her husband ) or is of their unlawful custody.

“The investigation may also be monitored by this court to see whether it is an isolated incident or a racket is working in Delhi,” the petition mentioned.

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